Seller: aleksandr1962aleksandr (1,397) 99.6%, Location: Kharkov, default, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 162264649192 Material: Bronze, Details: RARE Ancient Greek-Scythian Bronze (Rodovnik-Bogovnik) Related GodReplicaAmulet SymbolBest of lotThis Scythian amulet in the form of a spoked wheel. The emergence of such amulets, talismans connected with the beginning of widespread use of light carts with nomadic Scythians in the IV. BC They are becoming a normal burial in the nobility. Consequently, the wagon was a social symbol, a symbol of belonging to the order of the Scythian nobility. The wagons have played a role in the Scythian cult, due to the significance of the horse in the religious beliefs of the Scythians. The basis of these views were solar cult rituals associated with representations of the sacred chariot of the sun. The wheels also put in front of the dromos. Amulets - metal model spoked wheels were bronze, lead, tin sometimes gold. They were the emblems of the sun and served as amulets, protecting the peace of the dead. Amulet - symbolized a chariot wheel, in which the deceased together with the solar deity of light traveling to the country. Scythians - ekzoetnonim ancient Greek origin, is applied to the peoples in antiquity and the Middle Ages, as in Eastern Europe and in Asia. The ancient Greeks called the country where lived the Scythians - Scythia (ancient Greek. Σκυθική, Gr. Σκυθία, lat. Scythia). Early information about the Scythians is known from the writings of ancient authors (Herodotus, et al.) And the archaeological excavations carried out in the territories of the Lower Danube to Tuva. Scythian languages presumably belong to the Eastern Iranian sub-group of the Iranian languages. Later, since the era of the Great Migration, the ethnonym "Scythians" is used in Byzantine chronicles names for the various peoples who inhabited the territory of Great Scythia Scythia Minor and European Sarmatia Best Set of lot Welcome!!! The item you see is the item you get! Payment PayPal is the preferred method of payment, for other means of paying please ask before bidding. Payment must be received within 7 days. Shipping Shipping for Europe & 6 $ for the USA and the rest of the world. Items will be shipped within 1 business day of receiving clear payment.. Returns I accept returns if for any reason you are not satisfied with the items. To get a full refund (minus the shipping costs), buyers must send the items back within 14 days of receiving them, in the same condition they were initially sent. Feel free to ask me any questions, and I will try to answer as soon as possible. You can also write to me if you need higher resolution pictures. Please see my other items!